Gabriel Callaghan grew up in Iowa City, Iowa and Missoula, Montana. In 2012, he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Colby College in Maine, where he focused on American Studies and Cinema Studies. His thesis explored post-9/11 emasculation and anxiety in Spike Lee’s 25th Hour. Gabriel is particularly interested in the history of the cinematic medium, the American Civil War, and how subversive political elements operate in popular film.